Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Democrats Block Witnesses from Testifying in House Intel Probe: House Democrats are continuing to block testimony from about a dozen witnesses who sought to appear before the intelligence oversight panel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Congressional officials said one of the key witnesses, former informal adviser to the Trump campaign Carter Page, was scheduled to testify at a closed hearing of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. But Democrats on the committee blocked the testimony, asserting they needed more time to prepare. See original work for more on this and other stories.